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Artists -- Arkansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Everett Burr Papers

Identifier: MC 1069
Scope and Content Note Papers pertaining to commercial artist Edward Everett Burr of Chicago, Illinois. The papers are primarily correspondence to Burr from relatives, mostly in Arkansas. Principal correspondents were his brother, Alfred Hamlin Burr, and his father, George Alfred Burr. Alfred Hamlin Burr was secretary and treasurer of W.W. Wilson Company, a cooperage firm in North Little Rock. His father had been a prominent lawyer in Paragould for twenty-five years before becoming a Methodist minister. Other...
Dates: 1928-1933

Eureka Springs Preservation Society Oral History Project Materials

Identifier: MC 1198
Content Description The collection consists of recordings on audiocassette tapes and interviewee release forms related to a 1986-1990 oral history project conducted by the Eureka Springs Preservation Society to preserve the stories of Eureka Springs residents. Recordings are primarily oral history interviews; also included are recordings of Eureka Springs Preservation Society General Meetings that included related presentations. Release forms are present for most of the interviews conducted in 1986-1987....
Dates: 1986-1990

Louis and Elsie Freund Papers

Identifier: MC 1297
Scope and Content Note The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, research files, catalogues, professional and personal photographs, postcards, slides, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, brochures, original works of art and memorabilia. The collection also contains materials which pertain to the writer Eleanor de la Vergne Risley (1876-1945), a cousin of Louis Freund. Her books include Road to Wildcat (1930) and ...
Dates: 1945-1994

Louis and Elsie Freund Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 1297a
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, research files, catalogues, professional and personal photographs, postcards, slides, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, brochures, original works of art and memorabilia of artists Louis and Elsie Freund. Additional materials pertain to Jerry Bedford's management of the Freunds' estate.

Dates: 1888-2015

Glenn Gant Materials

Identifier: MC 2033
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a notebook, brochures, and photographs.

Dates: 1907-1966

Jan C. Gosnell Papers

Identifier: MC 728
Scope and Content Note The collection contains Gosnell's original cartoon drawings published in The Baxter Bulletin, Stone County Leader, Star Progress, The Fayetteville Funnies, The Fayetteville Free Weekly, and other Arkansas papers; rough sketches and drawings for his book Shape Makes the Man?; art, text, published...
Dates: 1961-2017

Martin Greer Papers

Identifier: MC 2295
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two cartoons and an illustrated song written by Greer. "A Visit to the Candy Shop," an original drawing, is based on his parents' candy shop in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. "A Christmas for Scrooge," a print made from negatives, is based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. "My Dreamland," another original drawing, features both music and lyrics by Greer.

Dates: circa 1967-1987

Dusty Higgins Cartoons and Illustrations

Identifier: MC 1888
Scope and Contents The collection contains cartoons and illustrations created by Arkansas artist Dusty Higgins. The bulk of the collection consists of editorial cartoons created by Higgins for the Arkansas Traveler, the Northwest Arkansas Times, the Benton County Daily Record, and the Arkansas Times. Other materials include art boards for the comic book ...
Dates: 2001-2009

Anita Huffington Materials

Identifier: MC 1620
Scope and Content Note

Materials include artist statements, news articles, art booklets, mailings, and postcard images of her work.

Dates: 1985-2005

Ralph Ivy Papers

Identifier: MC 1504
Scope and Content Note

The Ralph Ivy Papers consist of handwritten journal entries, sketches, and drawings dated from 1981 - 2001. Additional materials will be added to the collection periodically.

Dates: 1981-2001

Douglas C. Jones Papers

Identifier: MC 1619
Scope and Content Note

Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, drawings, paintings, and photographs.

Dates: 1926-1998

Hank Kaminsky Collection

Identifier: MC 2262
Content Description Molds, proofs, sketch, and other sculptural objects representing Fayetteville, Arkansas-based artist Hank Kaminsky's working process in creating medals and a ceremonial mace for University of Arkansas, Fayetteville colleges.Kaminsky provided the following outline of his artistic process: "Kaminsky medals begin with a 12" clay original sculpture, most detail is produced at this stage. Then a silicone rubber mold and mother mold (a second mold of the silicone mold which holds the...
Dates: circa 1995-2015

Ozark Native Craft Association Materials

Identifier: MC 2670
Content Description

The collection contains materials related to the Ozark Native Craft Association in Winslow, Arkansas, including newspaper clippings, brochures, a flyer, and a catalog.

Dates: circa 1970-1973

Strange Scenes in the Ozarks

Identifier: MC 1516
Scope and Content Note Strange Scenes in the Ozarks is a handmade book comprising silk-screen prints. Up to eight handmade inks are used on each page, each applied with a separate stencil. The images and quaint lettering depict wild animals, log structures, scenes, primitive machinery, and other aspects of Ozark life. Oliver produced a limited run of 400 copies of Strange Scenes in the Ozarks. The book is not bound, strictly speaking, but rather the loose sheets are held together with brass fasteners inside a...
Dates: 1955

Williford Family Papers

Identifier: MC 778
Scope and Content Note

The Williford papers consist primarily of photographs and examples of J.D. Slagle's artwork. A few printed materials and letters are also included. The items have been arranged by document type. Numbers listed after each calendared item are original accession numbers assigned to the documents by the Coos County Historical Society Museum.

Dates: circa 1860-1942